How to interrupt whiteness

Have you ever asked yourself, ‘How can I interrupt whiteness?’. I used one method this morning that you can do from your couch. As I scrolled through TikTok, I came upon an older white man’s video where he was saying something to the effect of: sometimes it’s better to keep the peace than argue your…Read more »

healing humanity

“You’re fighting for your humanity, not your ability to save me from your inhumanity.”@desireebstephens, TikTok creator The black creator was talking specifically to white people, when she used those words to wrapped up her post about the work that needs to be done. Starting the work doesn’t mean acting as a white savior, conversely it’s…Read more »

Each and every one of us

White supremacy isn’t the shark. It’s the water. Kyle “Guante” Tran Myhre In the wake of the horrific assault perpetrated on innocent, hard working, loving, community supporting, Black people in Buffalo recently, I’m reminded to keep my eyes open to reality. Unfortunately, racial acculturation will have many white people focus solely upon that despicable murderous…Read more »

White people’s work

She said not to turn away, when we became uncomfortable, that the work would make us uneasy. I agreed. I’d heard and understood that message over a decade ago, at a UPenn diversity workshop. I watched as folks turned away then, when the work became difficult- when it challenged us to consider our privilege in…Read more »